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  • ‘Snowpiercer’ artist Jean-Marc Rochette talks English comic, film

     
    In 1982, French writers Jacques Lob and Benjamin Legrand, and artist Jean-Marc Rochette collaborated on “Le Transperceneige,” a science-fiction graphic novel about the last […]...
  • Banks embracing a housing-bubble favorite: interest-only loans

    Banks embracing a housing-bubble favorite: interest-only loans
    Most of the risky mortgages that triggered the financial crisis have disappeared from the marketplace, and lenders will have even more reason to avoid them because of a new federal crackdown on loose lending. But one housing-bubble favorite —...
  • Critics' Choice Awards: '12 Years a Slave' wins for best film

    Critics' Choice Awards: '12 Years a Slave' wins for best film
    It's been a good week for "12 Years a Slave," Steve McQueen's unflinching portrait of slavery in the U.S. The historical drama won the Golden Globe on Sunday for dramatic film and earned nine Oscar nominations Thursday morning. And at the Critics'...
  • The French are scandalized by a president's affair? How American!

    The French are scandalized by a president's affair? How American!
    It’s a sad day in France when the unmarried president spends the night with a woman who is not his girlfriend and sparks a national furor. Last week — as you have undoubtedly heard — a salacious news story broke in the French press:...
  • 2014 winter-spring movie preview: An overview of films opening through late April

    2014 winter-spring movie preview: An overview of films opening through late April
    The 2014 winter-spring movie preview is a broad overview of films opening through late April. Release dates and other details, as compiled by Oliver Gettell, are subject to change. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Movie previews: A listing in the...
  • Millepied's L.A. Dance Project finds home: 1927 downtown theater

    Millepied's L.A. Dance Project finds home: 1927 downtown theater
    The bid to revive the stately old theaters of downtown L.A. has intersected with hopes for boosting the city’s chronically undernourished scene for major resident dance companies.  L.A. Dance Project, launched in 2012 by star choreographer...
  • France's obligation to Africa

    France's obligation to Africa
    For food, fashion and fast trains, few labels are more sought after, and rightly so, than "Made in France." But when it comes to the making and unmaking of empires, not so much. Take the case of the Central African Republic. Three weeks ago, as bloody...
  • 'Big Bang Theory's' Kaley Cuoco marries tennis pro Ryan Sweeting

    'Big Bang Theory's' Kaley Cuoco marries tennis pro Ryan Sweeting
    Kaley Cuoco of "The Big Bang Theory" wore a pink Vera Wang gown to marry tennis pro Ryan Sweeting on New Year's Eve in Santa Susana, Calif. [People] Also married on New Year's Eve were All-American Rejects' lead singer Tyson Ritter and actress Elena...
  • 'Balthus: Cats and Girls' has artist's muse at its heart

    'Balthus: Cats and Girls' has artist's muse at its heart
    NEW YORK — "I used to want to shock, but now it bores me," wrote the painter Balthus in 1955. He was referring to the work presented in his first gallery show in 1934, in Paris — a highly charged street scene in which a man appears to be...
  • Pictures in the News | December 31, 2013

     
    This is the final installment of Pictures in the News for 2013 and we drop in on some New Year's Eve celebrations around the world. Fireworks light up the sky over the Yarra River during New Years Eve festivities in Melbourne, Australia and tourists and...
  • Golden Globes 2014: 'American Hustle' rides high with three awards

    Golden Globes 2014: 'American Hustle' rides high with three awards
    Continuing its late surge through Hollywood's never-ending awards season, director David O. Russell's con game story "American Hustle" won a leading three trophies at the Golden Globes — including best musical or comedy — while the slavery...